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California Art Grants & Culture Grants:  164 Arts and Culture Grants for California.

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Libraries for Community Book Events and Read...

Deadline 01/24/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and public libraries for community reading programs and book events. Funding is intended to support keynote sessions, lectures by authors, panel discussions, writing contests, performances, and boo...

GrantWatch ID#: 184644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Establish Technology Centers for Teens

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants of up to $50,000 and in-kind services to California, Texas, Oklahoma, Oregon, Kansas, and Missouri nonprofit organizations in eligible cities to help establish technology centers and programs for teenagers. Funding is intended to support community-based organizations that have an existing afer-school teen program an...

GrantWatch ID#: 181619

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Health, Environment, Youth, and Community D...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 and grants ranging from $15,001 to $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies for innovative and emerging programs that improve the quality of life of communities in Monterey County. Funding is intended to address important issues in the following five areas: com...

GrantWatch ID#: 180122

Grants to San Francisco, California Arts Organizations to Support the Creation of New Work a...

Deadline 02/08/19

Grants to San Francisco, California arts organizations to support the creation of new works of art and performances, and annual festivals that celebrate the community's diverse cultural history. New applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. The Arts category includes the following d...

GrantWatch ID#: 182347

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Studio Space and Professional Supp...

Deadline 02/19/19

Residencies of $1,500 and $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International individual artists to provide studio space in Boston’s historic South End neighborhood, as well as creative and professional support. The residencies are intended to develop the artists' focus on public engagement and dialogue. Jurors will select one ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155283

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for K-9 Extended-Day Programming

Deadline 01/22/19

Grants to California school districts, charter schools, county offices of education, and eligible special needs schools to provide after-school enrichment programming for students in elementary and middle schools. Applications are also accepted from nonprofit, city and county organizations; however, a local education agenc...

GrantWatch ID#: 175775

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts Organizations to Promote Canadian Artists Inte...

Deadline 01/23/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International arts organizations to support travel related to the international promotion of Canadian artistic works and artists. Applicants must be registered in the application portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Grants are available for registered or incorporated C...

GrantWatch ID#: 177980

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Nonprofits to Benefit Individuals with Autism

Deadline 03/01/19 Conference Date: 01/23/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands nonprofit and for-profit organizations for programs that enhance the lives of people affected by autism. Funding is intended for programs and activities that address the focus areas of education and training, culture, animal therapy, fitness and health, social ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160553

Grants to California Nonprofits and Artists in Eligible Counties for Collaborative Arts Proj...

Deadline 07/16/19 Conference Date: 01/23/19 LOI Date: 03/01/19

Grants ranging from $15,000 to $45,000 to California nonprofits and artists in eligible counties for collaborative projects to create artwork. Eligible artists are those working in the traditional or visual arts. To start the application process, applicants must submit a letter of inquiry. Eligible applicants must be from ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166173

Fellowships to USA and Canada Young Lay Leaders to Travel to Israel and Develop Leadership Sk...

Deadline 01/25/19

Fellowships to USA and Canada outstanding young lay leaders to travel to Israel and develop their leadership skills. In Israel, Fellows will be given the opportunity to sharpen their characteristics and skills, acquire the experience needed, and broaden the networks required for Jewish leadership in the 21st Century. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 165991

Grants to Westlake Village, California Nonprofits for Social Services and Cultural Programs

Deadline 01/25/19

Grants starting at $250 to Westlake Village, California nonprofit organizations to provide specialized cultural programs and social services that benefit local residents. Applications will be considered from a broad range of community-based groups. Please note that eligible organizations must directly provide services to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177530

Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Artistic Programs in the Community

Deadline 01/28/19

Grants averaging $350 to USA nonprofit organizations such as charities, churches, and schools for artistic programs. Funding is intended for projects that engage the community and involve services for artists, educating youth in the arts, leadership training to strengthen the arts organization.

GrantWatch ID#: 184175

Prizes to USA Journalists for Excellence in Investigative Storytelling and Commentary

Deadline 01/30/19

Prizes of $5,000 to USA journalists to recognize outstanding commentary or investigative journalism that serve the common good. Prize winners should exemplify extraordinary storytelling skill, reportorial excellence, and social justice impact. The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although work must hav...

GrantWatch ID#: 177619

Grants to Gilroy, California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Education, Culture, Health...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Gilroy, California nonprofits, schools, and city agencies for programs benefiting community residents. Areas of funding include civic, environmental, culture, education, health, recreation, technology, agriculture, and art. In reviewing grant applications, the Foundation gives consi...

GrantWatch ID#: 148876

Grant to a Gilroy, California Nonprofit, School, or Agency to Contribute to Public Performin...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grant of $20,000 to a Gilroy, California nonprofit, school, or government agency for performing arts programs. Program areas include: dance, opera, music, theater, musical theater, stagecraft, costume, and makeup. Preference is given to programs that provide services for which public funds are not available or insufficient...

GrantWatch ID#: 149842

Grants to Gilroy, California Nonprofits for Graphic Technology and Engineering Programs and ...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of $20,000 to Gilroy, California nonprofits, schools and government agencies for industrial arts programs, including design, technical drawing, graphic technology, engineering studies, vocational programs, and film or movies. Preference is given to programs that provide services for which public funds are not availa...

GrantWatch ID#: 149843

Residency for a USA, Canada, or International Visiting Artist or Designer to Develop New Work...

Deadline 01/31/19

Residency for a USA, Canada, or International visiting artist or designer to work at an art school located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This program is intended to encourage the resident artist/designer to develop a new work in collaboration with students and faculty at the Stamps School of Art and Design. The resident will ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165501

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Film Study Research Projects

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International as-yet unpublished individuals for projects that explore and research new aspects of film and the film industry. Priority will go to projects that address underrepresented topics within the field of film scholarship. Funding is intended for original English-language proje...

GrantWatch ID#: 177172

Grants to USA and Turkey Artists for Turkish Arts and Cultural Projects and Residencies in th...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants to USA and Turkey established and new individual artists for Turkish-related arts and cultural projects and residencies. This program provides project grants as well as residencies for both emerging and established artists in an effort to promote cross-cultural dialogue between the United States and Turkey. Moo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178142

Grants to USA Organizations and Individual Artists to Support the Creation and Release of New...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants ranging from $250 to $15,000 to USA organizations and individuals for a broad range of music-related projects. Funding is intended for any activity that entails new music being released through a recording or a live performance. The Fund is especially interested in paying artists directly for their work, whether tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 178453

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, Workforce, Ec...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for activities in the areas of workforce, economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding may be used for projects located in regions where the funding source operates. The following types of funding requests w...

GrantWatch ID#: 180060

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, and Human Services

Deadline 03/15/19 LOI Date: 01/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for activities that benefit communities across a broad range of areas, with an emphasis on geographic locations where family members of the Funding Source reside. Request summaries are due prior to the submission of full proposals. Priority areas include arts, c...

GrantWatch ID#: 181847

Grants to Antioch, California Organizations for Children's Music Education Programs

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of $10,000 to Antioch, California organizations for programs that support and educate children in the art of music. Funding is intended to promote musical education in local communities, especially for children who need financial assistance to participate. Eligible applicants are those that demonstrate a commitment ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182927

Awards to USA Public, School, and Academic Libraries to Recognize Excellence in Cultural or ...

Deadline 02/01/19

Awards of $5,000 to USA public, school, and academic libraries to recognize exemplary cultural or thematic library programming that addresses specific community needs, has a measurable impact, and involves active community planning and participation. An eligible cultural/thematic program is one that features the humanitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Graduate Students and IHE Faculty for Research on th...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA, Canada, and International graduate students and university and college faculty for research projects and published material related to the Holocaust. Applicants from all disciplines are encouraged to apply for funds. Funding is intended to help graduate students and faculty members complete p...

GrantWatch ID#: 176888

Grants to USA and Canada Organizations, Tribes, and First Nations Groups to Strengthen Commu...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants of $3,000 and grants of $5,000 to USA and Canada grassroots groups, tribes, and First Nations organizations for projects that strive to mitigate the negative impacts of mining. Projects that aim to protect the ecosystems, environment, community health, and cultural resources from mining impacts will be given prefere...

GrantWatch ID#: 178266
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Enhance Local Food Systems, and Strengt...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the food system, and enhance public health. Applications are invited from both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support. Priority is given to applicants that address ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181507
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Grants to Los Angeles County, California Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Health, and Youth P...

Deadline 04/01/19 LOI Date: 02/01/19

Grants to Los Angeles County, California nonprofits to support programs in the areas of health and medicine, education, the arts, the development and mentoring of youth (under 21 years old), and environmental awareness activities. A letter of intent must be submitted before applying. For more details on the program area...

GrantWatch ID#: 181897

Opportunity for USA STEM Educators to Participate in a Summer Training Program in Washington,...

Deadline 02/01/19

Opportunity for USA middle-school STEM teachers to participate in a three-year summer training program in Washington, D.C. The training program helps teachers gain new skills, develop projects, incorporate museum learning into their curriculum, and meet fellow STEM educators from across the United States. The program is he...

GrantWatch ID#: 185076

Grants to USA Nonprofit Theaters and Individual Theater Artists to Promote Equality and Dive...

Deadline 02/05/19

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA nonprofit theaters, collaboratives, and individual theater artists for children's theater initiatives that promote racial equity, inclusion, and diversity. Funding is intended to support groundbreaking projects that develop new concepts, engage underserved communities, and have a meaningful im...

GrantWatch ID#: 177889
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Grants to Humboldt County, California Nonprofits to Benefit Local Children and Youth

Deadline 02/08/19

Grants to Humboldt County, California nonprofit organizations for camps, activities, projects, and programs to benefit local children and youth. Funding is intended to support educational, cultural, and recreational enrichment opportunities, as well as for programs that provide basic needs to local youth.

GrantWatch ID#: 154848

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Artists to Support High-Quality and Innovative Contemporary Art...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $45,000 to USA nonprofits in partnership with artists, ensembles, producers, and presenters of high artistic standard with a history of outstanding work in contemporary performance. Funds may be used to support projects that contain a live performance. MAP supports original live performan...

GrantWatch ID#: 146496
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible States for Public Education and Community S...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofits and schools in eligible regions for public education and community service projects. Funding is intended for STEM projects, career and technical training in the skilled trades, as well as community service projects, with particular emphasis on programs that have a stro...

GrantWatch ID#: 175818

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and Mexico Scholars for Research Related to Cartoons and Caricat...

Deadline 02/15/19

Fellowships providing a stipend of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and Mexico masters students, doctoral candidates, and postgraduate scholars to support ongoing research or writing in the field of cartoon or caricature art. Applicants must be engaged in dissertation or thesis research, or postgraduate research within three y...

GrantWatch ID#: 177326

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits and Schools and Russia NGOs for Programs to Expand US-...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, IHEs, schools, and for-profit organizations and Russia non-governmental organizations for innovative projects to expand cooperation and communication between the United States and Russia. Funding may be used to promote collaboration in cultural and professional areas ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185107
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Grants to USA Artists to Support the Creation of Artistic Works

Deadline 02/18/19

Grants averaging $250 to USA artists to support creative projects. Funding is intended to assist with expenses such as recording studio time, performances, art supplies, exhibits, project-related expenses, and residencies. This grant is open to artists of any discipline. Artists may also apply for community service proj...

GrantWatch ID#: 184176
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Opportunity for USA Individuals to Participate in a Public Health Leadership Development Pro...

Deadline 02/20/19

Opportunity and stipend of up to $20,000 per year to USA and Territories individuals affiliated with qualifying institutions to participate in a leadership development program addressing public health issues in the United States. Additional funds of up to $35,000 will also be available for activities related to the impleme...

GrantWatch ID#: 179172

Grants to USA Artists, Ensembles, and Nonprofits for Performances at International Cultural ...

Deadline 04/03/19 Conference Date: 02/20/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories individual artists, ensembles, and nonprofit arts organizations to support touring performances by US-based artists at performing arts marketplaces and international festivals. Funding is intended to support performances by exemplary artists and ensembles represe...

GrantWatch ID#: 174881
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Innovative Use of T...

Deadline 02/21/19

Grants of up to $50,000 and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International individual artists and collectives for experimental art projects that explore ideas in technology and culture. Funding is intended to provide artists with financial support for new projects as well as in-kind contributions from the Los Angeles Co...

GrantWatch ID#: 178320

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties for Community Betterment P...

Deadline 02/22/19

Grants ranging between $3,000 and $7,500 to California nonprofits and government agencies for community projects that contribute to the welfare of eligible counties. Requests for specific purposes will be given preference over requests for general operating expenses. Eligible counties include: Alameda, Alpine, Amador, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178403

Grants to USA Artists to Create Artwork for a Science Facility on a Wyoming University Campus

Deadline 02/25/19

Grants totaling $90,000 to USA artists to create artwork for a new science facility being constructed on a university campus in Wyoming. Artists from Wyoming will be given preference. Artwork will be commissioned for both the interior and exterior of the facility. All genres, styles, conceptual approaches, and mediums will...

GrantWatch ID#: 185108
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies for Arts Activities in Underserved Communities

Deadline 04/11/19 Conference Date: 02/27/19

Grants of $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribes to increase the availability of arts opportunities for underserved populations. Applications are invited for projects that promote public engagement with various forms of arts programming that emphasize the potential of the arts in community ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178794

Awards to USA Curators and Curator Teams for New Thematic Art Exhibits

Deadline 02/28/19

Awards to USA curators or curatorial teams in partnership with an established nonprofit exhibition space, such as a traditional gallery or museum, or an alternative nonprofit venue for thematic contemporary art exhibitions. Funding is intended to provide support for exhibitions at the beginning stage of their development ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164141

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Services to Benefit Youth and Individuals with Hear...

Deadline 02/28/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and schools for programs and services that meet the needs of individuals with hearing disorders, youth, and communities. Eligible projects must align with one of the following areas of interest: hearing disorders, academic services in the arts and sciences, and programs and projects th...

GrantWatch ID#: 172761
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 02/28/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

Grants to USA Native American Organizations for Organizational Support and Professional Deve...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants to USA Native American-led grassroots organizations for project and organizational support and assistance. Funding may cover specific projects, general operating costs, and capacity building efforts, such as consultant fees and staff training. Funding is intended to empower communities and strengthen Native leaders...

GrantWatch ID#: 145813
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Exhibit Historical American Art

Deadline 05/15/19 LOI Date: 03/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for arts exhibitions that increase the appreciation and understanding of historical American art (circa 1500–1980). Letters of inquiry are due August 1, 2018. Particular interest is given to exhibitions that will travel outside the United States or Chicago,...

GrantWatch ID#: 170093
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Arts Organizations to Support Visual Artists' Professional and C...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit and arts organizations, museums, and cultural institutions for projects that support visual artists' needs and contribute to their creative and professional development. Funding is intended to support initiatives such as exhibitions, regranting, catalogs, curatorial programs at museums, and artist r...

GrantWatch ID#: 173516
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations to Commission Contemporary Music Comp...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International performing organizations for the commission of chamber and symphonic music compositions. This program is primarily intended for chamber groups and orchestras demonstrating a record of excellence in the presentation of contemporary music. The commissioned works will be performed ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178361
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Playwrights to Write, Develop, and Produce New Work...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International playwrights to develop and produce new plays about technology, science, and math. Funding is also available to commission not-yet-written works. This grant supports the productions of emerging, mid-level and established writers. In 2000, Manhattan Theatre Club began a partnershi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178395